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if you're dealing with lots of data from the Media Providers right on the phone, and you've worked for months on optimizing how to retrieve, cache, massage and display this data on lists, and you're still not getting a decent frame rate when scrolling through List Views you care about posts like these.

Never ocurred to me that GPU would help. I also come from a server programming background and hearing that GPU acceleration on the UI could help is like breathing fresh air.

There's several other more complex things you can deal with if you're writing apps that bring some actual value to the user, other than doing stupid web clients on android. It's not all waiting for data on a socket.

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